Author Archive | Bhavin Parikh

Was Your GRE Canceled? You Can Take It at Home

Due to COVID-19, many of you have had your GRE exams canceled. Educational Testing Services (ETS), the makers of the test, announced that they are now letting certain students take the GRE general test at home. Learn all about the at home GRE, and hear from students who took successfully took the test online. Note: […]

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GRE Score Conversion

When ETS changed the format of the GRE exam, we received a number of emails asking about how to interpret scores received on the New GRE. Four years later, this GRE score conversion post is still one of our most popular on the Magoosh GRE Blog – which means the New GRE point scale is […]

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The GRE Calculator Online

The GRE offers a simple on-screen calculator for use during the quantitative section. However, you need to practice using this calculator before taking the exam or you’ll risk making simple errors in calculation. That’s why we’ve created this online GRE calculator for you to practice with, as one of our many handy GRE resources. How […]

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GRE Subject Test vs GRE General Test

Many aspiring graduate students wonder: should I take the GRE General Test or a GRE Subject Test? Or multiple GRE Subject Tests? And what’s the difference between these two types of GRE, anyway? In this post, I’ll help you answer these questions. GRE General Test: Overview According to the ETS, the GRE General Test tests […]

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Full length GRE Practice Tests

Note: The current Magoosh platform has evolved from this time. Our practice tests now have the experimental section that the real GRE does, which is not a feature mentioned below from 2012. When we make changes to the platform, you automatically get those benefits! Bonus: If you’re looking for a free practice test on this […]

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Over 150 GRE Video Lessons

I have some very exciting news – today, we launched a new version of Magoosh GRE Prep! We’ve added a library of over 150 video lessons that take you through all the topics tested on the math and verbal sections of the revised GRE. (Once you feel ready to apply your knowledge to a practice […]

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GRE Videos

In my last few posts, I’ve discussed various features of Magoosh GRE Prep, ranging from the details of the GRE calculator to our customer service. As I was thinking about what to write for this post, I realized that I had not told you about our most valued feature – videos. Did you know we […]

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Mock Tests for the New GRE

We’re seeing quite a few changes on the new GRE – different question types, an on-screen calculator and much more. These changes will cause a drastic change in your test-taking experience. One of the best ways to get acclimated to the new GRE is to take mock tests. In this post, I’m going to highlight the mock test […]

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Farther vs. Further

Farther refers to distance. Example: At baseball camp, Jack learned that with the correct stance and technique, he could throw the ball farther this year than he could last year. Further indicates “additional degree, time, or quantity.” It can also be used as a verb. Example: I enjoyed the book to a certain degree, but […]

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